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Grace Counselors


Nancy Hoey, MEd, Licensed Professional Counselor   

Certified Clinical Trauma Professional                                        

573-644-6128    [email protected]






























































































































Nancy completed her Master’s Degree in Counseling Psychology at the University of Missouri and has over twenty five years of experience in the mental health field working in agency counseling and community psychiatric rehabilitation.  She established Grace Counseling in 2010.








Areas of specialty include:























       Gottman Method Couples Therapy *









  • Anxiety and depression
  • Divorce and life-transition issues
  • Adult and adolescent survivors of abuse
  • Parenting and co-parenting
  • Sexuality issues
  • Adolescent therapy
  • Trauma and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
















*Nancy does not accept insurance for couple's counseling due to the amount of specialized training and assessments required for the Gottman Method Couples Therapy.  Rates are $120 for the initial assessment and $100 per session following.








A native of Jefferson City,  Nancy returned home after living in St. Louis, Kansas City, and Duluth,  Minnesota .  She and her husband John are raising four children and Nancy's favorite past-time is watching them in their various school activities. She also enjoys gardening, running, and cooking for her family. 

Diane Barnes, MSW, LCSW
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Diane completed her Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Clinical Social Work at the University of Missouri - Columbia.  Diane has worked in the mental health field for 27 years and served populations involving children, families, adults, couples, and individuals.  Her work experience includes inpatient and outpatient settings.  Diane is a social worker who helps people in a genuine and compassionate manner. 

Specialties include:








        Play therapy








  • Anxiety and depression
  • Families and couples
  • Trauma
  • Eating disorders
  • Substance Abuse
  • Life adustment issues
  • Counseling for older adults
















Diane was born and raised in the central Missouri area.  Diane and her husband have one adult daughter and an amazing grandson.  She enjoys wood-working, mosaic tiling, and playing with her active grandson.

Jacqueline R. Henry, PhD, Licensed Psychologist
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Jackie received her Master's Degree and PhD from the University of North Carolina in Greensboro, NC where she and her family lived for many years after growing up in the Amish Country of Lancaster County, PA.  Jackie did her internship program at Bert Nash Mental Health center in Lawrence, KS where she specialized in Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) - a therapy designed for people who need to develop highly specialized skills to manage intense emotions that often lead to problems in other areas of their lives.  While at Bert Nash, she also served as the Director of Training.  After coming to Mid-Missouri, Jackie practiced at Fulton State Hospital where she served as the Team Leader of the women in the maximum-securty unit who struggled with regulating emotions, behavior and had various trauma issues.  Eventually Jackie came to Jefferson City and saw adults and teenagers at St. Mary's Outpatient Mental Health Clinic who suffered with a wide variety of problems.  Whilei Jackie was at St. Mary's, she strengthened her work in Dialectical Behavior Therapy by completing the DBT intensive training in Seattle, WA.  In addition, Jackie completed the 8-day training program in Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction with founders Jon Kabat-Zinn and Saki Santorelli, as well as the eight day training program in Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy with co-founder Zindel Segal.  Jackie presents programs on grief, mindfulness, stress, and post-partum depression.

Jackie comes to Grace Counseling passionate about her DBT and mindfulness work with people who experience a variety of issues with intense emotions, impulsive behavior and managing panic and anxiety.  Additionally, Jackie has a daily mindfulness practice and is a compassionate practitioner who works with people having a variety of life issues including worry, anxiety, chronic pain, grief, life transitions at any age and depression.

Groups:  Dr. Henry will be offering both individual and DBT skills groups to people who manage with struggling with their emotions effectively. She will also be offering eight-week Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy groups to the community.

On a personal note, Jackie is a road warrior and enjoys going to visit her children/grandchildren in the mountains of North Carolina, Atlanta, St. Louis and the Netherlands.  Along with her husband, she is an adoring grandparent to three incredible grandchildren who range in age from 1 to 5.  In addition, Jackie is an ardent basketball fan and enthusiastic music lover of folk and singer-songwriter music - much of which has roots in the Western Carolina area.  Jackie has a daily mindfulness practice and is a member of a weekly DBT team.